Bob Kochan founded Kochan & Company Advertising in 1987. The agency provided advertising and marketing services for a variety of well-known clients including The Pasta House Co. Restaurants, Argosy Casino and the Missouri Valley Conference among others. Kochan spent the first 16 years of his career with the Six Flags organization in St. Louis, overseeing the public relations, marketing and entertainment departments. Bob was a past president of the Advertising Club of Greater St. Louis, leading the organization in 1999 and 2000 during its 100th anniversary. He donated much of his time and his agency's work to local causes, including the preservation of St. Louis media history.